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Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
dying of liver and heart disease. >> in medicine, we have turned the laws of supply and demand upside down. >> what do you mean? >> supply drives its own demand. if you are running a hospital, you have to keep that hospital full of paying patients in order to, you know, meet your payroll, in order to pay off your bonds. >> so the more mri machines you have, the more people are going to get mri tests. >> absolutely. >> well, there are people that would argue this is great medicine that tested for every conceivable possible malady you might have. >> the best care may well be staying home with the trial of a new medication rather than being admitted to a hospital where you can be exposed to a hospital-acquired infection. we have a system that rewards much, much more care. >> in almost every business, cost-conscious customers and consumers help keep prices down but not with health care. and that's because the customers and consumers who are receiving the care aren't the ones paying the bill. >> the perverse incentives that exist in our system are magnified at end of life. >> david walker
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
to not be the case and obama dropped it ready quickly and went to plan. it is a confusing law. when messaging is mixed and and not entirely credible, it really undermines the president posses ability to say, trust us on this. on --dennis is waiting from new mexico honor independent line. good morning, gentlemen. are you dealing with the attack? from the callers. all he is trying to do is answer some questions. you brought up a point earlier that to get on obama's his itside, it almost makes sound like people inside the white house, not -- the left hand is not towing the right- hand what is going on. is this your perception or what is actually going on? it is actually what is going on and it many administrations, it is hard to tell the president bad news. the previous administration had this problem and this one has it. more, and het told is asking these questions will as well, more about the problems evident in the run-up to the rollout, is something he will have to figure out. it is important to understand what he was focusing on during this last six months, also. he had the government shutd
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
of thansik shinawatra. the prime minister that they were trying to force out was the brother-in-law of the shinawatra. delivering another firing speech in front of the protesters. >> today we have done the best in thailand. this will enable us to change thailand and reform thailand for the future of the country. but apart from house dissolution nothing has changed. the protesters look like they're settling in for another long fight, although this was supposed to be the final day. al jazeera, bangkok. >> a difficult choice. a group in somalia choose between rebel fighters and letting families go hungry. >>> change is demanded in washington. >> and announcements later in the program. first in egypt more than 50 students have been arrested after a violent protest at universities in cairo. opportunities were demonstrating in support of the post president mohammed morsi and several police cars were set on fire. students have been demonstrat dg for months now and they're calling for the release of dozens of students who have been arrested and held without charges. protests escalated after
Dec 1, 2013 8:05pm EST
the nuances of the of labor law with that complex political battle but to give some marvelous speeches with the french involvement algeria and how that u.s. should try to re-emerge in the cold war. the most compelling person that i expected and of course, had great contemporaries. head with a scoop jackson did was an interesting time. >> host: what was the relationship with lead did john said? >> guest: i spent time at the kennedy library at his file was thick with letters asking for better committee of sideman's. kennedy was the junior senator so he said the lot of letters asking for different committee assignments but johnson would put them away. said he appointed kennedy as third or force pitiers some type of harvard commissioned and then to say we're making period great progress. it was a competitive relationship but in the end he respected kennedy as the tough politician not heavy hitter on policy but compelling political figure. >> host: did president kennedy's senate career benefit him as president? >> he understood foreign policy issues very role with the good schooling yet dev
Dec 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
to disillusion laws, dissolving, being part of the city where as assets are and would be quite helpful for title companies to make sure that it is clear in one place what are the assets that have transferred to the housing successor and those that are still yet to transfer with the commissions and oversight board's approval. >> thank you director, good afternoon president johnson and commissioners. again, sally, deputy director. again, the action before you is a confirmation of the housing assets that have been transferred to the city and county of san francisco under dissolution law. i'd like to review some of the key actions that have taken place prior to dissolution? in january just the city took action through board of supervisor's resolution 11-12 to elect to retain the housing functions of the former redevelopment agency and to accept the housing assets, accept a transfer of all of the housing assets pursuant to disillusion law that was comprised of assembly bill ab 26. in march of 2012 the oversight board took action to acknowledge all of the housing assets had transferred to the city as
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
the media. it is nearly a year since the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary school and law enforcement officials and officials from the town are getting ahead of what will come. there is no public remembrance they say. they are asking media to stay clear of the town that suffered so freightly on december 14th last year. 20 young children and six educators were murdered that day on december 14th, 2012. this saturday, marks a year since that horrific event. as you can see the news conference is beginning. we'll monitor what the officials have to say and bring you any headlines moments from now. today's top headlines and brand new stories you will sear here first. jon: the obamacare website gets a makeover. new options are able if you're shopping. with deadline looming do the updates matter? >>> wild weekend weather across the u.s. and more is on the way. meteorologist maria molina on where people should be preparing now. >>> silicon valley versus washington. the nation's top tech companies teaming up to send a message to uncle sam. ease up on all snooping. it is all "happening now." jon:
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
the law. and now the unions will hold their feet to the fire by taking them to court. kron 4's dan kerman has more on this latest chapter in the contract dispute. >> reporter:attorneys for barts? two largest unions have filed suit in alameda county superior court against bart and its board of directors for refusing to approve and implement a tentative contract agreement reached between unions and management back in october. unions say bart?s decision to remove a paid family medical leave provision before approving the contract is a violation of state law. >> reporter:bart maintains the family leave provision is too costly, should not have been in the contract in the first place and was a mistake. unions say that will not hold up in court as a justifiable cause. unions also addressed the possibility of going back on strike. >> one side the union employer has second thoughts or remorse to say where we did not agree on something as a way of getting out. as a result of required those employer signed the contract that they agreed to. >> we have not planned or scheduled a strike at that time. w
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
as the least productive in our american history. >> 55 bills have been signed into law. this is the least productive congress ever. >> the least productive congress in the history of the american penn. >> it's literally a do nothing congress. >> that's not fair. they are doing something. they are getting into the guinness book of world records and that's twice if you count john boehner's fingernails. >> good morning it's thursday, december 5th. the tree lit up last night. that was quite an event. wasn't it? >> kate and jack were watching last night. very exciting. >> good night. >> for a tree that they senselessly slaughtered. >> welcome to the show. we got contributor mike barnacle, also dragged involuntarily from his family. katty kay. and senior political editor for the white house and white house correspondent for "huffington post," sam stein. and katy, quite a bit of news today. >> apart from the tree. >> apart from the tree and apart from willie. a press conference in tallahassee today that may shake up college football. >> yeah. the superstar freshman quarterback for florida state
Dec 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
backgrounds, the best law schools in america they went to. they all have good work records. but they have objected to them. so, you know, madam president, my friend, who i have great admiration for, the senior senator from the state of tennessee, he has a stellar record, a governor of the state, a cabinet secretary, and he's been a very fine senator. but in his heart he knows what's going on here in the senate has been wrong. and he may criticize the majority leader for working to change the rules here, but, madam president, they've been changed before, they're going to be changed again. it simply is not working and who can complain about majority vote? who can complain about that? someone talks about this filibuster as if it's something that's engraifn someplace along -- graven someplace along with the ten commandments. but it's not in the constitution, it's something we've developed in the senate for rules. it helped to get legislation passed but my friend, the republicans the last number of years have used it to defeat legislation. so these nominations should have been approved, we sho
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
's health care law obamacare. the reason why? it could be different from the one we just heard. ♪ ♪ (announcer) at scottrade, our clients trade and invest exactly how they want. with scottrade's online banking, i get one view of my bank and brokerage accounts with one login... to easily move my money when i need to. plus, when i call my local scottrade office, i can talk to someone who knows how i trade. because i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade-proud to be ranked "best overall client experience." but it doesn't usually work that way with health care. with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and cost estimates, so we can ke better health decisions. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> the obamacare law needs younger people enrolled if it's expected to work but recent polls show they have not signed up yet. it is just too expensive. wisconsin senator ron johnson says young people in his state are drowning in the cost. but isn't it called the affordable care act? he j
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
even if you're not charged. >> under law you owe tax even if you weren't charged at the time of person. >> reporter: tax foundation explains not every online retailer is required to collect tax. back in the 70s soffits the supreme court ruled that only businesses with a nexus, or a physical presence in the state, had to collect sales tax. but last year, california lawmakers went one step further. >> california's one of 12 states that passed a law that redefines physical presence. >> reporter: the law was coined the amazon tax and focused on large retailers like amazon. henchman says it was found to be unconstitutional by courts in some states like illinois, but just in time for cyber monday, the u.s. supreme court has decided to let a similar law stand in new york. here in california the law went into effect last year requiring companies like amazon to collect tax at the time of purchase. >> but regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay a use tax at the end of the ye
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
how the health care law is going to help health care law is going to help them or hurt them. them or hurt them. >> they know they can get >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere extremist bickering somewhere else. else. >> people say that we're >> people say that we're revolutionary. revolutionary. our revolution is just going our revolution is just going back to doing the best in back to doing the best in journalism. journalism. >> this is the place to go watch >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. high quality journalism, period. >> hello. we remind you the top stories here on al jazeera. more french soldiers have arrived in central africa republic to protect civilians. 21 egyptian women and girls have been freed from prison after their successful appeals hearing. they have been sentenced to something years in jail after protesting in alexandria. and the world trade organization has agreed to the first-deal to boost global commerce. it is designed to make it easier for patioer countries to trade in international markets. an american wa
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
. >>> the brother-in-law of thaiksin shinawatra. he delivered another fiery speech among tens of thousands of supporters and repeated his call for a reform committee to run the country. this means that from now on the people will appoint a people's prime minister and a people's government. from now on we will have the people's counsel doing the legislating. >> the protestors ago seem like they're settling in for another long fight even though this was supposed to be their last day. wayne hay, bangkok. >>> trip is intended to repair regulations between the two countries. but as zintai thai records from islamabad, this was mired in controversy. >> this is the first time, u.s. secretary of defense chuck hagel came for talks with noa sharif. including the u.s. raid in which osama bin laden was captured and killed. >> this is not a one off trip. this is part of a series of high level meetings between washington and islamabad, secretary kerry was here previously and the fact that these high level officials are going and coming means that both countries give this relationship a great deal of impo
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
of underpaid woman and the president who passed a pay equity law walk into a bar -- okay, you see where i'm going with this. short of bringing about world peace before he leaves office, the affordable care act will loom large in the president's legacy, as the singular accomplishment of his two terms. and now following the relaunch of a new and improved and fully operational website, the president is not only owning it, but doubling down. and putting a bright spotlight on the obama in obama care. this week, the white house announced that it is going to be all aca, every day, from now until december 2rd, enrollment deadline for coverage on january 1st. starting with the president himself, who has been pulling his best, you know, hustling almost every day this week, to make the hard sale on the affordable care act. this was his pitch on tuesday. >> i'm going to need some help in spreading the word. i need you to spread the word about the law, about its benefits, about its protections, about how folks can sign up. tell your friends, tell your family. do not let the initial prob
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
to block health care reform. they got scott brown elected. they took the law all the way to the supreme court, voted dozens of times to defund or repeal it, shut down the government for 16 days, and obama care survived all of it. irony is that while republicans couldn't kill obama care, the administration almost could. >> good evening. president obama now finds himself compared to president george w. bush, as in the problems with the health care plan have become president obama's katrina. >> but today, the website is now fixed enough that it looks like obama care is really here to stay. the repeal strategy is dead and obama care is out of the icu. according to the administration, the error message rate for the front end of the website is less than 1%. that's down from about 6% last month. the site can now handle 50,000 users at a time, 800,000 per day. keep in mind, at one point, the site could handle only about 1,000 users at a time. >> this website is and will function effectively for the vast majority of users. >> not only is the website functioning better, enrollment is up, too. ove
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
of the media. there's no law that's going to stop people from going into town and violating this request. that's where it gets difficult. from cnn's perspective, there are many, many ways to cover this story without being there. while acknowledging the requests from the town. you can have retrospectives, look at the individuals of the victims, you can revisit some of the unknown elements of the crime itself. so i think that cnn is doing the right thing. other news organizations are as well. and this is going to come up again and again, unfortunately, because the fascination, horror of the story, will not diminish. >> hearing from those parents, i'm conflicted. i really actually admire the strength they showed today to come out, because they know that there is this need, this demand. america wants to mourn with them. so here we have them giving this full statement and saying essentially, listen, we're talking now. but come saturday, we want complete and utter privacy. is that how you see it? >> it is. and you know, they're not saying we don't ever think the media should be here and we're never
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
? is there anything to give you optimism that funding in fact could be restored? >> under current law, it won't happen. we need to change. >> let me ask you this. i was entering 1980, 1989. i don't know if you were involved. >> i'm old, yes. [laughter] >> kinross kautsky of the ways and means committee put forward a catastrophic care program. he was very proud of it in the past congress bipartisan vote as i recall. they went home satisfied with what they had done. then something odd happened. people rejected the law that was passed. they rejected it largely because in a similar way of funding around in a way that would be deleterious to their rookie. so then, do you remember what happened this spring after that would >> after they got to build chase them with the umbrella to repeal the law. >> so there is a mechanism by which this problem could be fixed off though if we followed in 1889 repeal it. >> there's no question this is bull. it requires the congress to act the president is dying. >> the people with the umbrellas and we can meet committee. >> no comment. >> i have to address the issue or ask.
Dec 5, 2013 2:30am PST
. >> and dog ate my law school diploma 24 hours after i got it. almost took her back to the shelter. >> but you didn't. you still technically get your degree so you're okay. we put the picture up. a good friend said obama care tn contest. people said obama care, you better cover this. "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ >>> 113th congress is going to go down as the least productive in our american history. >> 55 bills have been signed into law. this is the least productive congress ever. >> the least productive congress in the history of the american penn. >> it's literally a do nothing congress. >> that's not fair. they are doing something. they are getting into the guinness book of world records and that's twice if you count
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> reporter: less than 60 bills have been signed into law so far this year. assuming lawmakers don't pick up the pace next year, and that's a pretty safe bet, since 2014 is a midterm election year, this congress will become the least productive in some four decades. that according to cnn analysis of congressional records. it's no wonder approval ratings for congress are at all-time lows. a cnn poll averaging most recent national surveys of congressional approval indicates just 10% give congress a thumbs-up. republicans blame democrats for the gridlock. >> we passed nearly 150 bills in this congress. many of them would help our economy. they are still sitting in the united states senate. 150 bills sitting in the senate. senate democrats and president continue to stand in the way of america's priorities. >> democrats in congress and president obama point fingers right back at the gop. >> instead of rooting for failure or refighting old battles, republicans in congress need to work with us. >> most of you don't think things will improve next year. six in ten in a recent national journal connect
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
, president obama will highlight people he says have been helped by his health care reform law and web site. he'll join them at the white house. the president also expected to say that republicans want to strip away benefits without offering an alternative. today's event comes a day after the obama administration said healthcare dot gov handled hundreds of thousands of visitors. >> we're keeping our eyes on a freeze on watch that will go into effect later on tonight. i will break down this when we continue. >> welcome back. we now know why this commuter train derailed yesterday in new york city. it was just going too fast. as it came up on a curve. the national transportation safety board says, information from the train's two data recorders shows the train was goiing 82 - miles- an- hour, on a turn when it should have been going no more than 30 mph. four people were killed, including jim lovell, a married father of three boys. >> this is what his family had to say. >> "i just want to say that he was a very loving father and i miss him a lot, and everybody cared about him. everybody." >> th
Dec 7, 2013 1:30pm EST
tight hats of metallic law and carrying light cakes overbear arms. and go in my car, suggested that the. he felt the hot green leather of the seat. i ought to have left it in the shade. is it standard shift, demanded tom. yes. you take my coop and let me drive your car to town. this suggestion was distasteful to get the. i don't think there is much gas, he objected. there is plenty of gas said tom boisterously please look at the age. if it runs out i can stop at a drugstore. we can buy anything at a drug store nowadays. followed this apparently pointless remark, daisy look at tom, frowning. definable expression, at once definitely unfamiliar, vaguely and recognizable as the file we heard it described in words over gets the's face. pushing his hand toward get the's car and i will take you in this circus wagon. he opened the door and she moved from the circle, you take nick and jordan and we will follow you in the coop. e-book to get the, the punching him with his hand. we got into the front seat of get the's car. tom pushed the gear tentatively and shot off in the impressive he leaving h
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
successfully lobbied bill clinton to pardon his law client, marc rich. >> fugitive. >> fugitive marc rich. there was a big to-do then. jack was big time in the barrel. he's hauled before congress. he feels like he's being looked at in restaurants. and ed gillespie said, "look, jack, in a few months everyone's going to forget about this and all they're going to remember about you and this incident is that you got something big done." and sure enough -- you know, jack did a good job for his client. the outrage dissipated. and the firm -- the lobbying firm thrived with the rest of the industry. >> four years later, they sold out for $40 million. now how do they make that much money in four years and the talent they bring is that they're creatures of washington? >> that's a very, very, very valuable commodity. i mean, if you can sell yourself as someone who knows how washington works, someone who has these relationships, someone who can get on the phone and get the president of the united states to pardon, you know, your fugitive client, that's a very, very marketable commodity. i mean, if yo
Comedy Central
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> that's right. it never happened before. we grew up in an egypt where, you know, under emergency law you can't have more than four or five people meeting and talking about politics. this was unheard of. it was an incredible feeling. >> jon: it was for 30 years people lived under this regime under mubarak. >> exactly, yeah. >> jon: you make the film. it goes to sundance and is an enormous hit. this was when? >> that was january of this year. yeah. 2013. >> jon: so your film is a hit. >> won the aawed audience award. the people spoke. >> jon: the people spoke and you realize they are going to have another revolution there. what do you do? >> we went back. this happened as we were on our way to sundance. all of our characters were in the streets saying morsi is using the tools of democracy to create another dictatorship and we couldn't end the story there because it was continuing. as it continues today. people are still fighting. people have just been thrown in jail again. we basically go back, continue filming, reedit the film and open it in toronto. >> jon: the crazy thing now is -- so t
Dec 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
to pack up all their belongings so they left their daughter and son-in-law to pack up all their belongings. it took seven or eight days. so we went back to our little house in virginia. dad has just become president of the united states. and we're eating dinner around the table. mom was cooking dinner and she looks at my dad and she goes jerry, something is wrong here. you just became president of the united states and i'm still cooking. that was our reality for the next seven or eight days before we moved into the white house. >> but when they transitioned to the white house, it was that basic american normal family that really got so much coverage. i remember and you probably do news reports of the president toasting his own -- >> the fact is mrs. ford was never a morning person. i suspect he had been toasting his own english muffins for many years. the idea was even more than that. edwin remembers those famous pictures of richard nixon at the helicopter. what they don't know is what president ford, soon to be president ford said to his wife on the way back into the white house because h
Dec 3, 2013 8:30pm PST
and landslides that we cope with keeping posted on the storm's progress. that would force the north its own laws. no cover over most of the china had yet to conduct founded in six months when talking about air pollution the air popper quality index could reach the highest in gansu province today unfortunately this list and will continue to stay here that means that it's windy conditions continued to milk the cream cone next in line to make federal case. that concept i only have a stem on and off showers continuing into the new hours and then took a week of reading and found that brain is likely for the pacific coast action only the team trying to muster the country. investors are going to be wanting to get the team because it's been warmer than at this point again in beijing will decrease with time on wednesday. and across the america that ache major storm is still tweaking it causing a lot of heavy snow showers for parts of the canon of the northern europe the us and the central rockies. about ten to twenty centimeters of snow is likely for a windy area and he still is going to be fun day and o
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
obama is calling on aid to help with the afford able care act. republicans want to repeal the law. americans may have to pay more than they expected to keep their doctors. >> congress will be in session. they have a long list of bills to finish. 1.3 1.3 americans will be affected. a farm bill will keep milk prices stable if it passes. >>> the city council will consider regulations for libraries and parks, 1% of san jose. it will close dispensaries, they will fight back with a ballot measure. >>> a gun buy back is running out of time. gun buy gun has 3 more days. they have raised half. the church on december 14th, that's the one year anniversary of the newtown killing in connecticut. >>> the rock and roll band tweeted it will not perform in florida after seeing the film black fish. it talked about a killing of a sea world trainer by an orca in 2010. willie nelson and bare naked ladies have also pulled their shows. >>> a half million people crammed in kiev's central square. they toppled a statue that has been there since 1946. the government has launched an investigation. one deem
Dec 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
to the financial statements and made this available to us and have told us about any non-compliance with laws, rules and regulations, et cetera. with that, that is my report. as we said, we conducted a successful, clean audit. and any questions that you may have on our process, findings, et cetera? >> thank you very much, miss rose, appreciate it. this is not an action item, this is informational, is that right? >> yes. >> thank you very much. >> great work. >> item 16, discussion and vote as to whether to conduct a closed session. >> motion. >> second. >> all those in favor, signify by saying aye? >> aye. >> director lee has to leave with director heinicke and lee opposed, the board also discussed labor negotiation, but took no action and no discussion of anticipated litigation. directors it would be appropriate for a motion to disclose or not disclose. >> motion to not disclose. >> second. >> any further discussion? all those in favor, signify by saying aye? aye. >> the ayes have it. there is a reminder we're here next monday afternoon at 4:30 to meet with our friends from th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
was the brother in law of the leader and at the moment the protesters are staying outside the fences and the buildings are gathered by security forces. soldiers are symbolically standing in the background for now but this is a country that is seeing a lot of army interventions and politics, something that would be welcomed again by protesters who want an appointed leader to run the country but the goals are unclear and this was to be their final day it seems they are settling in for another long fight, wayne in bangkok. >> reporter: we are live from government house and scott antigovernment leaders urging followers to stand their ground, parliament has been desolved and early elections called and what more do they want? >> yeah, that is really what the protest leader has asked them to spend the night here to stand their ground and they will be staying on this ground overnight. what they want is more than just a new election. they want the government rid of yingluck shinawatra and any kind of tax and regime influence as they say and this is through the last two weeks and any influenc
Dec 9, 2013 10:30am EST
everyone would be subject to the same laws, protected by the same laws and which would pursue a policy of social justice. those prisoners went into jail committed to that cause, and they came out committed to that cause. they hadn't changed their dream of a non-racist south africa. it was up to the others to abandon their oppression, racial smears and scare mongering. south africa and the world were fortunate to have in nelson mandela a leader superbly fitted to bring about the necessary change. and the responses from all around the world in these last few days attest to that. he was a man with a unique combination of profound dignity and a sense of fun. a man of towering intellect and plain words, a man of deepest enduring commitment to the cause of liberty. and he was surely in the model of what every decent human being would wish to be. meeting him was a pleasure. he put people at their ease. but behind the twinkling arms and the charm and the self-depracating humor was the tempered steel of the commitment to his principles. .. of his remarkable character and achievements, but never
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
lengths to hide her crime from family and friends and law enforcement. even allegedly sending herself e-mails from a fake account she created named tony. prosecutors have to prove she intended to kill him. this was not an accident. >> reporter: graham has pleaded not guilty. in their legal briefs, they admit graham's story changed over time but maintained johnson's death was an accident. the defense also writing in its brief that despite expected testimony that graham suffered for cold feet, witnesses thought the wedding was perfectly normal. >> this case is going to come down to whether the jury believes that she really regretted this marriage so much that she really just pushed him off the edge literally. >> reporter: graham's attorneys revealing their plan to paint a starkly different image of her husband's lifestyle, one they call reckless. aditi roy, abc news, los angeles. >> this is going to be a doozy. >> yes, it is. the trial is expected to last two weeks. they will call 39 witnesses and introduce roughly 100 pieces of evidence. >> the husband who's not here anymore is going to
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
their supervisors from firefighters who have taken that course. >>> california's law requiring police to collect dna samples from suspected felons goes before federal court. the nine circuit counsel will hear the case. california asserts dna collection helps solve cold cases. recently the u.s. supreme court upheld a narrower law from maryland which permits sampling only from those charged. >>> it was an emotional memorial today at a memorial for paul walker. dozens attended. many left candles and flowers at the site of that fiery crash. others brought souped up cars like the one walker used on his film. >> he was a great guy. personal and on film. everybody loved him. he did a lot for the community as well. >> the 40-year-old walker and titus were attending a fundraiser. >>> 30 stray dogs are being flown from the east bay to boise idaho tomorrow morning on something called the chihuahua express. >> reporter: dozens of kennels are being rushed. >> the area is flooded with little dogs like this. there's not really a lot of interest in adopting. >> reporter: kimbrough blames the designer dog trend. th
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. sunnyvale's strict new gun laws take effect. gun owners who lost their firerm a or had them stolen have to call police in 48 hours. the city will start tracking the sale of ammunition. the nra promised to fight the new law in court. let's check our chilly forecast this morning. good morning. >> good morning to you, scott. one more hour of that freeze warning, it should be able to expire on time at 9:00 a.m. temperatures are still in the 30s, we head throughout day we'll end up in the 50s so another cold day on tap. then a storm system moves through into tonight. so this is what we're expecting. showers starting up by 9:00 p.m., widespread across the bay area. as we continue into tomorrow morning we got a cold blast of air. talking about really low snow levels and the potential of a mix of rain and snow down to the valley floor level. next week very cold conditions continue each morning. let's check your drive. >> look at palo alto. the only real issue is an increase in traffic but heading into the sun. slowing for 101 and 280 through the trees
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
will highlight people he says have been held by his health or care reform law and website. the president also working on possible subsidies to insurance companies to let people keep their existing insurance plans as was originally promised. the government say most of the glitches on these website have now been fixed. and now that to the website is supposed to be running smoother, consumers are reporting mixed success as they try and lock on to the updated health care exchange. >>james: and man was killed in a shark attack while fishing from a kayak in hawaii. it happened but it off the island of maui. apparently, the fishermen speak for dangling over the edge of his kayak when a shark bit one of them. a friend kayaking near by tried to stop the man's bleeding with a tourniquet and called on a nearby tour boat for health and they sailed a shore. >>: we all helped get the entire kayak with the body on to the boat. my wife, who is a physician determined as well as she could that the person have passed away some time before. " >>james: this is the 13th sharks incidents in hawaii so far this year
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
for another few minutes here. score any big deals online? don't forget to add tax. a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. business t lers.. >> regardless of whether they charge, you have to pay the tax. if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay a use tax at the end of the year. >> brick and mortar stores have long complained they're losing business to online retailers because shoppers aren't forced to pay taxes online. >>> pretty soon the stuff you order online from amazon could be delivered to your door by an unmanned drone. kpix5's allen martin on the new frontier for airmail. >> reporter: from the battlefield to the farm field to your neighborhood park, it was only a matter of time before the drone became part of your shopping experience. >> these are octo copters. these are effectively drones, but there's no reason they can't be used as delivery vehicles. >> reporter: amazon founder and ceo jeff bazos imagines your order rolling of
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
will highlight people he says have been helped by his health care reform law and website. website. in an event. the president also is expected to said the republicans want to strip away benefits without offering an alternative. the government saying most of the glitches on the health website have now been fixed. and now that the health website is supposed to be running smoother, consumers are reporting mixed success as they try and lock on to the updated health-care exchange. brokers and online and sisters in utah say three of every four people want to sign up for coverage of the federal government on one exchange are succeeding within an hour of walking in. navigators and wisconsin, illinois, alabama and north dakota reported a vast improvement. the website is serving as a health-care exchange for 36 states which did not refuse to set up their own website. california has its own unchanged at has also had some problems. our state exchange has >>james: a man was killed in a shark attack while fishing from a kayak and hawaii. it happened monday off th
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Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
, a new texas law went into effect that allows state courts to overturn convictions that were based on science that's later debunked. so, on november 18th, the san antonio four reunited as free women lemeeting cas an draw's granddaughter for the first time and ready to make up for lost time. >> there was, you know, deaths in our family, and there was births. marriages and, you know just so many things over the years that we have -- that we have missed. >> the road ahead won't be easy. the women have been released but not exonerated of the there is that led battle to fight, jobs to find and lives to rebuild. the four say as long as they stick together, they will do all of that and more. heidi joe castro, al jazeera, san antonio. >>> hearing from the man behind the largest ponzi scheme in u.s. history bernie madoff, a man responsiblefo from stealing 50. says prison is like summer camp. he spoke out about how he beliefs investors should have known better. he says people asked me all the time, how did i do it? and i refused to tell them and they still invested. things have to make sense
Dec 8, 2013 4:00am PST
to hide her crime from friends, family, and law enforcement. allegedly sending her e-mails from a fake account. >> prosecutors have to prove she intended to kill him. >> reporter: she's pleaded not guilty. her attorneys admit her story changed over time. but maintain that johnson's death was an accident. the defense writing in the brief that despite testimony that graham suffered from cold feet, witnesses thought the wedding was perfectly normal. >> this case will come down to whether the jury believes that she regretted this marriage so much that she pushed him off the edge. >> reporter: graham's attorney revealing the plan to show a starkly different image of her husband's lifestyle. charges of sec-degree murder, volunteer manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter are possible. abc news tried to reach out to attorneys on both sides but have not heard back. >> we'll follow the case all week long. >>> a lot of other news. for that, it's ron claiborne. >> hi, again, dan and bianna. she's making me laugh. in the news today, a national day of prayer and reflection, started a week of event
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
it will put in place of martial law and this planning to dispatch the policy chief to try and mediate between the two sides. >> economically, the situation seems to be deteriorating. if the country facing a default? according to the prime minister who said, yes, the country is. can billion dollars. the country is facing its third recession. -- $10 billion. -- the country is facing its third recession since 2000 10. data may be why we saw the president in china last week. he met with vladimir putin. that is what gave rise to the rumor that he is preparing to sign some sort of trade -- russian trade bloc and has made these protests get quite heated yesterday. the question is, will the protest get even worse or will they start to move towards the presidential palace and demand elections? we will be watching. >> thank you. >> moving on. the world trade organization has itsailed is -- revealed trade agreements. they could release $1 trillion. >> that is the issue. it takes 19 years to negotiate your first deal and people wonder if it should be negotiated at all. you really have seen that recently.
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
there are similarities. obama is very cerebral. he is an academic, taught at law school if you wish chicago. in kennedy published books, wrote books. obama wrote books, editing it is a certain affinity for this kind of -- now kennedy was i think he was never a glad hander, and certainly obama is not a glad handed. i sat next to that one did and there's no smalltalk. he's really very serious and it's all business all the time, and that's fine with me. i'm academic, too, but kennedy never really liked that kind of traditional boston, how is your grandma and your uncle so-and-so? he never liked engaging in that kind of chatter. and i think obama is very serious about what he -- and, of course, the knock on him has been that he hasn't cultivated the people in congress the way lyndon johnson did. because johnson was the guy who was pressed the flesh, and somebody once said when lyndon back to into a and began breaking into your mouth you knew you were finished. [laughter] so a very, very different style, you see, and i think obama is a lot more like kennedy then compared to johnson. >> now, are there differ
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
example. now, as prescribed by the law, it is my privilege to present the congressional gold medal to president nelson mandela. mr. president? >> thank you. thank you. .hank you thank you. thank you. .hank you thank you. , mr.esident clinton distinguished members of the senate and the house, , there is gentlemen one regret i have had throughout my life. the i never became heavyweight boxing champion of the world. [laughter] i would like my friend e vander ilyfield do know that today feel like the heavyweight boxing champion of the world. [applause] it has been my great privilege to survey people who was born , to givenhuman system hope to all who love freedom and justice. a people whose triumph over the divisions of racism has even the new life to humanity's hope for a world without hatred and discrimination. conscious that historians of the congressional gold medal upon me that you aren't you booking these on its -- you are invoking these bonds between our nation and paying tribute to the all of south african nations, for its achievement in realizing our ideals. it is in that spir
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mergers? >> i don't know. first off, we anti-trust laws which we had to pass through this merger that will ensure that any mergers that happen in the future need to be competitive. this one certainly is. i don't know that there are other large mergers in our future. what i know is we have a competitive industry now. the merger of u.s. airways and american creates a third competitor for the united and delta. and being able to compete with each other for international traffic for the kind of global traffic around the united states and world. with a serious amount of competition with airlined such as southwest and jet blue and other competitors in the united states. i don't know that we're going to see any otherarge mergers in the future. but this one i know is very good for competition. >> a lot of people who fly domestically quite a bit talk about the age of the fleeted and inflight experience. what are your immediate plans to improve the inflight experience on american? >> we have a hundreds of aircraft on order between american and u.s. airways that will be used to come into the
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